One of the Best Places to Stay in Long Beach, WA

If you’re looking for the perfect quick getaway from Seattle or Portland, there’s so much to explore on the Washington Coast! Thankfully, one of the best places to stay in Long Beach, WA is our charming bed and breakfast located just north of Cape Disappointment State Park. This area is known for its stunning, rustic coastal landscape, the Discovery Trail, an abundance of local seafood, and a relaxing atmosphere ideal for slowing down and taking a break from the bright lights and noise of the city. 

The Pearl Inn—one of the best places to stay in Long Beach, WA—is set back from the busy tourist areas in Ilwaco on Baker’s Bay. You’ll have a lovely space to make yourself comfortable and the perfect homebase in which to head out and discover all the best things to do in Long Beach and at the ever-popular Cape Disappointment State Park, where you’ll see colorful kites flying in the sky. Long Beach is located just over two hours from Portland and three from Seattle, the perfect road trip for spending some quality time together and getting away from the hustle and bustle. 

Our bed and breakfast in Long Beach WA offers a quiet and cozy space to relax and refresh—with only five elegant guest rooms, you’ll often feel like you have the space all to yourself! Each room has comfortable beds dressed in fine linens and an elegant en suite bath; choice rooms have luxurious amenities, including a gas fireplace or dry heat sauna. Each morning, we’ll treat you to a lovely breakfast of homemade sweet and savory options in our dining room. Book your lodging at one of the best places to stay in Long Beach, WA today!  

Places to Stay in Long Beach WA

Places to Stay in Long Beach WA: Things to do near our Bed and Breakfast

Luckily, you’ve found one of the most underrated places to stay in Long Beach, WA! Now that you know where to stay, you can start filling up your itinerary with all of the best things to do in Long Beach, Ilwaco, and Cape Disappointment State Park. From outdoor adventures and flying kites to elegant dining and adventures, you’ll love spending a quick weekend getaway or a longer relaxing vacation on the Washington Coast.

Here are our favorite things to do in Long Beach, WA near our bed and breakfast: 

  1. Cape Disappointment State Park: This lovely Washington State Park is a hub of outdoor activity on the Southernmost point of the Long Beach peninsula. It’s a popular spot for high-flying kites, sand castles, and hiking. The park is a mix of stunning coastal landscape and old-growth forests. You’ll also encounter a historical element, as the park was a military outpost and the Cape Disappointment Light—an old lighthouse overlooking the cape.  
  2. Stroll along Waikiki Beach: One of the most visited spots in Cape Disappointment State Park is this beautiful beach. It’s one of the best angles of the lighthouse up on the bluff from below, and the sandy stretch is often strewn with driftwood and natural treasures to discover. 
  3. Explore the Lewis and Clark Discovery Trail: Another reason why our bed and breakfast is one of the best places to stay in Long Beach, WA is our proximity to this iconic trail. For those up for the challenge, the 8.2-mile starts from the center of Ilwaco and heads along Long Beach. 
  4. The Cranberry Museum: For a unique small-town experience, the Cranberry Museum offers visitors a glimpse into the history of this giant industry. Take a self-guided tour of the bog and pop into the gift shop. 
  5. World Kite Museum & Hall of Fame: There’s a vibrant history associated with kites, and this unique museum has a rare collection of old kites. The annual Washington State International Kite Festival is an unforgettable summer experience—our bed and breakfast is one of the best places to stay in Long Beach, WA for this event! 
  6. Crabbing, Clamming, and Fishing: From Dungeness crab and salmon to razor clams and oysters, there’s no shortage of fun fishing and hunting for these creatures! Be sure to check out the Port of Ilwaco for charters and tour groups. 
  7. A Tasting at Adrift Distillers: This Washington craft distillery is located in the heart of Long Beach, and popping into their tasting room is such a treat! There’s also a fantastic restaurant, and they often host live music. 
  8. Craft Brews at North Jetty Brewing: This local brewery is a favorite spot to grab a pint of one of their 12 brews on tap and a tasty lunch. 
  9. Day Trip to Astoria Oregon: As a guest at our B&B—one of the best places to stay in Long Beach, WA—you’ll be in the ideal location to head over to Astoria, Oregon, just across the bridge for restaurants, breweries, and small-town shopping. 
  10. Elegant Seafood Dining Options: Enjoy fresh seafood at local restaurants in Long Beach. From casual seafood shacks to fine dining establishments, there’s something for every palate. As one of the best places to stay in Long Beach, WA, you’ll be within walking distance of two of our favorite restaurants in Ilwaco, the Salt Pub and Serious Pizza

As a guest of the Pearl Inn, feel free to ask our Innkeeper for personalized recommendations, just one more reason we’re one of the best places to stay in Long Beach, WA! 

Places to Stay in Long Beach WA

The Best Bed and Breakfast in Long Beach, WA

Our cozy bed and breakfast in Long Beach WA is located in a historic 5,000 square-foot craftsman with elegant architectural details paired with modern updates. Built in 1919 by the Kola Family and lovingly restored in 2022/2023 to showcase the historical touches—combining the past with the present. Our innkeeper and staff, who aim to make every guest’s visit the most memorable and comfortable it can be, will welcome you. When staying at a small-scale property, you can have that personal experience, which makes the Pearl Inn one of the best places to stay in Long Beach, WA. 

Our five exquisite guest rooms are an oasis of calm and relaxation. Each is carefully designed just for two or for the solo traveler. You’ll sink into the big, plush beds, enjoy your own private en suite bath, and unwind in the serene quiet. For your convenience, we’ve taken care of every detail. Luxurious bath care products are there to pamper you. Free WiFi keeps you connected to the world, but if taking a break from all of that is your goal, you’re in a fantastic place to do just that. 

Each morning of your stay, we’ll treat you to a delicious breakfast full of flavorful dishes with sweet and savory components. We use seasonal and local ingredients whenever possible and are more than happy to accommodate dietary restrictions to the best of our culinary ability. Joining us in the dining room will be one of our favorite memories during your visit to the charming maritime town of Ilwaco! Book your lodging at one of the best places to stay in Long Beach, WA today! 

Perfect Location!!!

Located between Long Beach, Washington (5 minutes) and Astoria, Oregon (15 minutes) we are an ideal basecamp for exploring both of these two destinations.